NLM-14190C: Roman Coin: Nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-14190C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin: Nummus of Crispus (317-326), Beata Tranquillitas issue of 322-323, London mint, RIC vol. 7 no. 250, Reece period 16

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed with shield and spear left

Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOBIL C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX

Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA-[----]

In exergue: PLON'

Diameter: 18.8mm, Weight: 2.15gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 322
Date to: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.15 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41513

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Crispus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed with shield and spear left
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOBIL C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA-[----]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PLON'
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 7 no. 250

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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